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Orleton House and the Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanford with Orleton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3006 / 52°18'2"N

Longitude: -2.4482 / 2°26'53"W

OS Eastings: 369531

OS Northings: 267038

OS Grid: SO695670

Mapcode National: GBR BY.X011

Mapcode Global: VH84N.JF2P

Entry Name: Orleton House and the Cottage

Listing Date: 30 April 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487311

Location: Stanford with Orleton, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR6

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Stanford with Orleton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley South

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


1087/5/10007 Orleton House and The Cottage


House and service range. Dated 1858; with circa C17 core to house. Red brick with blue brick diapering and quoins and stone dressings. Clay plain tile roof with shaped gables with obelisk finials. Brick stacks with thin shafts, corbelled brick caps and louvred yellow clay pots.
PLAN: Double-depth plan with central entrance leading to central stairhall; service rooms to rear left [west].; detached former service range to right [N].
Jacobean style.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Asymmetrical 1:2 bay NE front, gabled projection on left with 2-storey canted bay, two windows on right with shaped gable dormers above; 2-, 3-, and 4-light stone mullion-transom windows with iron casements. Left-hand SE return, two gables projecting on left and centre, the left with 2-storey canted bay, narrow recess between with dated shield between ground and first floor windows. South west elevation, gabled on left and with lateral stack on right. North west elevation facing courtyard, gabled left and right and with pyramidal roof over servants' stair tower with bellcote above with weathervane. Detached service range to left [N] of front: 2 storeys, 3:3 bay front with octagonal pavilion on right with 4-centred arch doorway, 2-light stone mulliom windows with iron casements; earlier brickwork at rear.
INTERIOR: High quality oak joinery, including panelled doors and an open-well staircase with turned balusters and panelled newels with onion finials. Moulded ceiling cornices, chimneypieces and newel, back staircase. Brick fireplace and some earlier chamfered first and second floor beams in north corner of house. Brick vaulted cellars.

Listing NGR: SO6953167038

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